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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Raspberry Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

10 servings

Berries add a pop of color to this favorite salad that’s part of my gluten-free menu. My challenge is to keep the family from eating the sugared almonds before I add them! —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash paprika

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook and stir almonds and sugar over low heat until sugar is dissolved and almonds are coated. Spread on foil to cool; break apart.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 66 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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